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Kaplan & Sadock’s Synopsis of Psychiatry, 12th Edition

*Selected as a Doody’s Core Title™ for 2021!
*Available in paperback and eBook for computer, tablet or smartphone!

Newly updated and reorganized, the best-selling leader in clinical psychiatric resources for 40+ years is now in its 12th edition! Kaplan & Sadock’s Synopsis of Psychiatry, 12th Edition, is designed to replicate how to approach clinical cases and is comprehensive including DSM-5 criteria and ICD-10 diagnoses. This edition is aided with images, real-world case studies, summaries, tables and charts for enhanced learning and efficient referencing. Topics covered include psychopharmacology, treatment options, drug side effects, neurodevelopment, substance use, and much more.

Key features:

  • A revised table of contents moves the most clinically relevant material to the beginning of the book, giving readers quick access to the most referenced content.
  • Reformatted clinical chapters include clearer section headings and easy-to-digest summaries for efficiently locating information and answers to specific problems.
  • Most up-to-date and current treatment methods include descriptions of all modern psychotherapeutic, psychopharmacological, and psychosocial therapies/techniques.
  • Updated psychopharmacology section is organized according to mechanisms of action.
  • New editorial team of Drs. Robert Boland and Marcia L. Verduin continue the tradition of excellence while bringing updated and current information to key topics.
  • Clinical chapters with differentiating characteristics aid in diagnosis with important contextual information on each disorder. That includes neurobiological characteristics, epidemiology, psychologic characteristics, and etiology.

If you are interested in considering this text for a course, please contact [email protected] for information.

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